French police movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant french police movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with french police, police, murder, crimes, police officer, police investigation, police detective, investigation, chase and law enforcement plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in France, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as french police: Rogue City (2020), The Last Panthers (2015), Bastille Day (2016), Paris Police 1900 (2021), Nothing to Declare (2010), Lost Bullet (2020), Taxi 5 (2018), Colt 45 (2014), Saint-Tropez Vice (1987), The Stronghold (2020).

List of french police movies

 6.1
 8K
Rogue City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.
Style: suspense, tragic ending, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: italian mafia, police corruption, french police, police detective, con artists, sniper, betrayal, police officer killed, violence, mafia, police brutality, police investigation ...
Time: 2020s
Place: marseille, paris france, france
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The Last Panthers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Naomi is the British loss adjustor charged with recovering the ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gang, heist, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, law enforcement, track down, thief, diamond theft, insurance investigator, french police, bosnian war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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 6.3
 43K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, rogue agent, cia, cia agent, bomb, investigation, thief, criminal, espionage, gunfight, surveillance ...
Place: france, paris france
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Paris Police 1900 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.
Style: tense, captivating, neo noir
Plot: investigation, spy, espionage, intrigue, french police, political intrigue, murder investigation, police detective, crimes, crime solving, police investigation, crime investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, customs officer, comedy duo, society, politics, unsupportive coworkers, snobbism, frontier town, partners, european union, coworker relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1993
Place: belgium, france, europe
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 6.3
 9K
Lost Bullet (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small time delinquent, turned police mechanic for a go fast task force, is forced to defend his innocence when his mentor is killed by dirty cops.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, car chase, drug traffic, police corruption, murder, frame up, police, con artists, one against many, corrupt cop, murder witness, car theft ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: france, marseille
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 4.7
 9K
Taxi 5 (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.
Style: buddy movie, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: taxi, police, taxi driver, car chase, driver, police investigation, police officer, partners against crime, chase, goofy hero, mentor, unlikely partners ...
Place: marseille, france
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 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, strong violent content, dead father, armory, colt, french police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Saint-Tropez Vice (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police captain's niece is trapped by white slavers.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: sniper, lesbian cunnilingus, female nudity, erotica, woman undressing, lesbianism, police captain, lesbian, threesome, male nudity, sexploitation, lesbian sex ...
Place: saint tropez, riviera, french riviera, france
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The Stronghold (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police brigade working in the dangerous northern neighborhoods of Marseille, where the level of crime is higher than anywhere else in France.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: police, police officer, chase, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, murder investigation, friends, buddy cop, law enforcer, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, marseille
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The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, society, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, police investigation, rebellion, legal action, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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 7.0
 10K
A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, bank robbery, police inspector, driver, criminal, double life, police, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 5.8
 1K
Faceless (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A model named Barbara Hallen has disappeared and her father gets private detective Sam Morgan to go to Paris to find his daughter. Barbara's trail leads Morgan to a plastic surgery clinic owned by Dr. Flamand. Morgan's investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, private detective, sadism, hospital, death, missing person, mad scientist, woman in danger, murder, mystery, surgery, evil doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police station, police detective, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, city life, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: paris france
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 8.1
 168K
La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rebel, poverty, youth, drugs, racism, police brutality, urban ghetto life, protest, friendship, skinhead, rebellion, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.7
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The Secret (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: mysterious, eurospy
Plot: escape, patient, refugee, french military, sea, isolated house, strangulation, intelligence, prison escape, roadblock, helicopter, manslaughter ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
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 7.1
 9K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder of a prostitute, police investigation, police detective, police inspector, undercover, serial killer, murder suspect, suspect, false confession, crime scene, prostitute, justice ...
Time: year 1955, 50s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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French Connection II (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marsailles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: seaport, heroin, police officer, illegal drugs, drug addiction, investigation, drug smuggling, hunt down, police detective, smuggling, graphic violence, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, europe
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The Day and the Hour (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases with food. Some British and American planes ...
Plot: nazi occupied france, train, arrest, gunfight, german soldier, suspicion, partisan, train station, traitor, railway, sabotage, surveillance ...
Time: year 1944
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 6.3
 2K
Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder, police, investigation, crime scene, corpse, police officer, police detective, violence, brutality, society, disorder, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
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2 Alone in Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bumbling Paris policeman is doggedly determined to capture the master thief that repeatedly eludes him, even when they're the last two men on Earth.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining, offbeat
Plot: parallel world, chase, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, police, farce, loneliness, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Outside the Law (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: police brutality, war crime, revenge, political unrest, family relations, society, military, injustice, eviction, battles, politics, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 60s, year 1945 ...
Place: algeria, france, africa, europe, north africa
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The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war two, train, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, love affair, pregnancy, love triangle, bittersweet, war, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
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 6.1
 1K
Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corpse, pimp, mob boss, guilty verdict, minefield, french police, frame up, gang warfare, extortion ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
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Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, mystery, serial child killer, child murder, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, riddles and clues, holy grail, investigation, adventure, uncover truth, christianity, secret society, mystery, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
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 6.3
 152
The Passengers (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, truck, crimes, parents and children, obsessive quest, psychopath, school, on the run, terrorism, on the road, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, rome italy, italy, france
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Knife Under the Throat (1986)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A woman posing in erotic magazines is stalked by a maniac who kills the people around her.
Style: twists and turns, slasher, twist ending
Plot: whodunit, red herring, blackmail, sleaze, obsession, drug addict, phone terror, blackmailer, restaurant, attempted rape, police station, drowning ...
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 5.4
 200
Death List (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Former cop Michael Lombardi is accused of murder, and only his brother, Roman, is convinced of his innocence. Now the suspicion is moving to Roman when his superiors make an important discovery.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: manhunt, police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, brother brother relationship, murder, sniper, mercenary, assassin, flashback, french police, assassination ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.2
 422
The Over-Eater (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, police detective, fall in love, haunted by the past, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, obsession, physical appearance, childhood trauma, obese, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
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